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Venue price From £84 per person
Venue capacity 30 - 750 people

Spaces at The Science Museum


Invite your guests to dine amongst some of the most iconic exhibits, such as the Apollo 10 command module, Stephensen's Rocket and the first Apple computer. Perfect for up to 350 guests dining.


Showcasing the past, present and future of Britain's engineering history, this striking and versatile space is available for evening hire, perfect for standing drinks receptions for up to 500 guests. Entertain your guests with the 1903 Harle Syke Mill engine which can be operational to bring the gallery to life. Utilise the unique branding opportunities in this space; you can create a message for the LED display of the Energy Ring, there are four plasma screens available for logo branding and you can choose your corporate colours for the colour-phasing ceiling.


An atmospheric space telling the fascinating story of space exploration, an out-of-this-world gallery that is available for evening hire. Invite up to 180 guests to seat at a long table spreading down the gallery, your guests can dine beneath real rockets and marvel at satellites, probes and landers.


With a screen the size of four double-decker buses, an 11.5m-wide stage and an auditorium that seats up to 414 people, our IMAX Theatre is the perfect venue for a large-scale conference. The IMAX Theatre uses image maximum technology, a state-of-the-art surround system and one of the world's most sophisticated projectors, making it ideal for presentations and product launches. Our in-house technical team can provide extensive support or work with your production company to provide a show-stopper event.


A fascinating space celebrating more than 200 years of innovation in information and communication technologies, our newest permanent gallery is available for evening hire. Accommodating up to 492 guests, it is the perfect space for standing drinks receptions. Information Age is divided into six zones, each representing a different technology network. Entertain your guests with the important events that shaped the development of these networks, from the growth of the worldwide telegraph to the influence of mobile phones on our lives today.


Antenna, an interactive news gallery, is an innovative space for exhibitions by day, and a perfect contemporary backdrop for your event by night. The gallery can host standing receptions with up to 450 guests, and it may also be used in conjunction with the Deep Blue diner if you want to host a catered event. Along with exhibitions on the latest scientific, technological and medical breakthroughs with a 9-month life span, the gallery often hosts exciting new product launches or pop-up events.


Explore our world in this immersive gallery for hire. A thought-provoking space which demystifies the science behind climate change, this interactive gallery is perfect for evening receptions or intimate dinners. Your guests can enjoy five interactive games which look at the past, present and future of climate change.


A fun and interactive space aiming to inspire budding engineers, this fascinating gallery is available for evening hire and daytime hire subject to availability. Accommodating up to 220 guests for a drinks reception, it is the perfect space for intimate and engaging corporate events. Engineer Your Future explores engineering through high-quality, interactive multiplayer games and digital experiences. Your guests can test some of the UK's most amazing and complex systems such as the power grid and the rail network.


Available in the evening, fuel your imagination and immerse yourself in a world of wonder at the new and most spectacular interactive gallery in the world. Spread across seven different zones, there's loads of opportunity to get hands-on with real scientific phenomena. Order live experiments at our Chemistry Bar, see a lightning strike before your eyes, play with forces on giant slides or travel through space under a canopy of stars. You can also take part in explosive science demonstrations and shows, led by our talented explainers. The gallery is available to hire for Bat / Bar Mitzvahs.


Designed by the world-renowned Zaha Hadid Architects, this beautiful gallery is designed following the line of airflow around a Handley Page aircraft from 1923 suspended from the ceiling in a stunning display of imagined aerodynamics. Other objects in the gallery range from intriguing hand-held mathematical instruments to 18th-century human skulls. Choose this gallery for a reception of up to 200 guests, this gallery is uniquely designed so that your guests will have many talking points as they make their way around the exhibits.


Illuminate is a progressive new venue designed to both anticipate and surpass the needs of the ever-evolving events industry. Illuminate is situated on Levels 4 and 5 of the Science Museum. It will be available for both daytime and evening hire, with capacities of up to 400 for dinners and conferences and 450 for receptions. Among the unique features of this new space is a panoramic window on Level 5. Offering stunning views of the City and an abundance of natural daylight, it will be a key element in ensuring a productive meeting or conference experience.


Let your imagination soar in this inspiring gallery which tells the story of manned flight through many of the most significant objects in aviation history. Take a journey from Renaissance dreams of human flight to the jump-jets and wide-body aeroplanes of today.


Originally constructed in 1890, the Smith Centre has been elegantly preserved to present four spaces of varying size that suit a wide variety of event purposes. From small meeting rooms for up to 20 guests, to an ample-sized salon accommodating 200 guests for a drinks reception, the Smith Centre provides versatility throughout. Among the original features is an open-plan courtyard area which can be enjoyed in conjunction with daytime hire of the Salon.

About The Science Museum


Choose the home of science, technology and innovation for an unforgettable corporate or private event.

The Science Museum's world-famous exhibitions and astounding gallery spaces combine to make it one of London's most unique venues for events.

Conveniently located in South Kensington, the cultural heart of London, the museum can cater for all kinds of events: dinners, award shows, conferences and film screenings, with the diversity of spaces available for hire.